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Gecko Gecko

79 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies

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Gecko Gecko is a restaurant located in Berkeley, California that specializes in serving authentic Thai cuisine and contemporary Thai variations. The restaurant makes all menu items utilizing fresh, local ingredients and offers a warm, casual dining experience.

Gecko Gecko serves lunch and dinner daily and features a variety of appetizers, salads, soups, curries, noodles and entrées on the menu. Appetizers served at the restaurant include vegetarian tofu, mango roasted duck rolls, sweet potato fries, chicken satay, crispy crab dumplings and curry empanadas. Specialties featured at Gecko Gecko include grilled salmon atop spinach, Asian eggplant and grilled salmon, mushroom and eggplant with grilled salmon and sizzling wok flank steak.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Thai, Southeast Asian
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 3:00pm.
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm.
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Phone number
(510) 665-4811
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Payment options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Weerachai Chaiwong
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We provide catering for meetings, parties, receptions & more! Call us for more information and to set up a catering meeting.
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Cross street
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Parking details
Street Parking & Public Parking at adjacent Center Street Garage on Addison.
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Public transit
Conveniently located one block from the downtown Berkeley BART Station.
Beer, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Takeout, Wine
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Overall ratings and reviews
3.8  based on all time ratings
Noise · Moderate
91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Sunflower (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on April 25, 2016

We eat here before we go to see shows at the Freight and Salvage. Easy to reserve online at Open Table. I like the varied menu and I often try something new. Good vegetarian selections.

Ronda (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on March 27, 2016

We've been going here for a number of years on Sundays before matinees at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and have always enjoyed the food and friendly service. Only recently have reservations become necessary which only attests to its popularity

Sonomavisitors (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on March 12, 2016

Very slow service at lunch.... 40 minute wait to be served
Food pretty good, though.

vipPJDiva (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2016

We like to eat here before going to plays at Berkeley Rep which is down the street. On this visit, we had the coconut milk pad thai, crispy rice salad with chicken, duck curry, and pineapple coconut rice. We all loved our food. The service e is always gracious and efficient.

vipgray (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2016

Went with an old colleague and we had a great lunch, me with the flank steak and he with the chicken with some extra spices.

theatregoer (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 27, 2015

The food was fresh and delicious. The flavors literally popped in your mouth.

This was my first time at this restaurant and I would go back!

SartorialSal (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on October 22, 2015

Between the traditional green papaya salad (which is spicy; believe their scorecard.) and the grilled salmon salad (salmon fillet was tasty and moist), I can't argue with the food. But the acoustics made my dining partner so uncomfortable, we had to leave before I had finished my salad. I did take it home and enjoyed it just as much there. IF noise doesn't bother you, then give it a whirl!

Juno (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on October 4, 2015

I'm a veg: I ordered the pah ram, but received an order of pad thai. Service was a bit slow, and we had a show, so I ate what I was given. It was good. The thai ice tea there is amazing!

vipBobD (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on August 24, 2015

There is probably no Thai person in the kitchen.... I wonder why people like this place on Yelp? They ran out of Duck so we couldn't order their signature dish - Duck & Mango roll...had the Jicama & Green Papaya Salad, Crispy Rice Salad, Beef Pra Ram, Chicken Satay & Crab Fried Rice... Sorry but we are not going back.

Chabul (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on August 1, 2015

Food improved, service good; nonetheless, my companion for table for two reservation in my name was not in fact reserved. There was seating she entered, I joined her. Overall, experience overall is improved and goodC we appreciated the choices and our choice for lunch.